Navigating Trans Healthcare

  • Understand the background on accessing healthcare as a transgender in the past to current. Share the experience of transitioning early in life versus as an older adult. Learn how to advocate for yourself and engage with clinical providers in which most have not served a trans elder (or did not know they were serving one).

    Explore how clinicians can engage with a trans patient and the correct language to use, how to gain their trust to better serve clients with different needs. As an elder, learn why it is important for older adults to not wait until a crisis occurs to access healthcare